University of Maryland Eastern Shore

Senior Grants Writer

University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Princess Anne, Maryland, United States, 21853

Posting Details

Position Information

Position TitleSenior Grants Writer

Job TypeStaff

Position Information

Futures Institute

The University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES) Futures Institute invites applications for a full-time, three-year grant-funded position. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.

University Information: The University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES) is the 1890-Land-Grant University in Maryland, located in a rural setting on the Delmarva Peninsula between the Atlantic Ocean and Chesapeake Bay. The major metropolitan areas of Washington D.C., Baltimore, MD, and Philadelphia, PA are within easy travel distance.

ResponsibilitiesWork collaboratively with faculty to identify, write, and submit external funding proposals.Provide direct assistance including by completing institutional and general components in applications, obtaining necessary documents, formatting, proof-reading, and submitting proposals to grant agencies within tight deadlines.Provide periodic trainings and other developmental activities to enhance the number of grants submitted and faculty participants in grant activities.Support the substantial increasing of grant income by taking leadership for grant submission quality enhancement.Expand awareness of and communication about grant opportunities that match research interests of faculty.Proactively champion enhanced participation by UMES in partnerships for grant.Provide support related to conflict of interest, security, export control, training, IRB, animal use, intellectual property, human subjects, etc.Provide excellent customer service to faculty and Futures Institute personnel.Perform all other assigned duties with a positive attitude to model a can-do work environment.Classification13-0000 Business and Financial Operations Occupations

Required Qualifications

Master's degree from a leading R1 university.Three years of grant writing experience or equivalent academic research/writing experience.Evidence of writing and submitting successful grant applications.A proven track record of writing and securing grant funding in a leading university environment (R1).Strong research, analysis, reasoning, problem solving, time management, customer service, and organizational skills.Preferred Qualifications

Ph.D. degree preferred from a US R1 university or foreign equivalent.Evidence of successfully writing grants over $1 million.Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

Exceptional writing and communication skills.Ability to form collaborative partnerships.Must have the potential to develop and deploy innovative approaches to training faculty in grant writing.Ability to work independently to achieve specific goals and targets within tight deadlineswith a diverse faculty and researchers.Ability to work with diverse faculty and student body.



EEO Statement

UMES is an EEO/AA employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, marital status, genetic information, or political affiliation. Minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate must be able to show acceptable documentation establishing the right to accept employment in the United States of America without employer sponsorship.


SalaryCommensurate with experience and qualifications

Posting Detail Information

Posting NumberS00681P

Application/Resume deadline

Open Until FilledYes

Resume/Application Process

Resume review will continue until the position is filled.

Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and the names of three current professional references (current or past supervisor) including e-mail address, and telephone number (current supervisor will not be contacted without the candidate's prior consent). All applicants must apply using the new online application system. Please visit


to apply. The successful candidate must be able to show acceptable documentation establishing the right to accept employment in the United States of America without employer sponsorship.

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